Porsche Carrera Front Repair.
This is Part I of our Porsche Carrera Front Repair post demonstrating structural fabrication, machining, welding, and metal finishing.
Porsche Carrera front repair with damaged front structure and exterior sheet metal removed. Vehicle on fixtured frame bench.
Front repair showing original front skin and inner structure. Donor inner structure to be partially used.
Porsche Carrera front repair showing machined adaptors to increase accuracy of bench fixtures.
Initial fit of donor inner structure of repair project.
Finish trim of chassis and donor inner structure in preparation for butt TIG welding.
Porsche Carrera front repair project showing butt welded seams and newly fabricated lower structure. Collision damage to foot well straightened and metal finished.
Fabricated longitudinal strut installed as per original.
Front repair project showing fabricated front box has been fitted to vehicle and welded as per original assembly. Ready for primer prior to installation.